Flashback Friday Feature: A Spell for Chameleon by Piers Anthony (Humor)

by | April 11, 2014

Way back when, Piers Anthony released a funny set of books. Xanth brought humor and puns to the table and left a little bit  lot of magic in his wake.

A Spell for Chameleon is the first Xanth novel, telling the story of Bink, a young man who doesn’t seem to have magic in a land where everything and everyone is magical. Everyone has a talent, and that’s that. If you don’t, you’re sent to Mundania.

In a quest to find out if he has a talent, Bink meets a lot of friends, frienemies, and enemies. And there are puns. Many puns. Lots of them.

I recommend this novel for anyone who wants a funny story full of puns (did I mention puns?!) and humor matched with a good plot and excellent characters.

It even has a moral of the story (or three), which only serves to make me love this novel (and series) even more.

A Spell for Chameleon is available in kindle format, although my copy is in paperback.

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